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An overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday live at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-10-20

It's a girl - but can baby Sarkozy win Dad votes?

The new First Baby makes French headlines as the papers ask if she will improve Dad's poll ratings. They also ask why we don't have more sympathy for Greece, and if Ségolène Royal can still be relevant to French politics.

Le Parisien reckons that while President Sarkozy and wife Carla must be thrilled, it won't help them in the polls.

Liberation asks its readers how they would feel if they were Greek - and calls on them to have more sympathy.

Le Figaro profiles 14 candidates to be French president in 2012 - although they may not all stand.

And Ségolène Royal is still on the front pages - she tells Le Parisien she's behind her ex François Hollande all the way. 

By Elena CASAS

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2016-06-23 European Union

Britain's 'Day of Reckoning'

As Britain heads to the polls, the "Brexit" referendum is dominating newspapers in and out of the UK. France's La Croix calls June 23rd "D-Day" while Libération wonders "Qui est...

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2016-06-22 labour law

Government and trade unions 'arm-wrestle' over labour reform

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 22.06.16: Papers are continuing to focus on the arm-wrestling match between the government and trade unions. The government has drawn criticism for...

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2016-06-21 Italian politics

From Rome to Paris, women are conquering European cities

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 21.06.16: Papers continue to focus on the big wins for the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and women in local Italian elections. Also, British...

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2016-06-21 labour law

Will protests be banned?

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 21.06.16: Papers focus on the ongoing arm-wrestling match between the government and trade unions. Unions want to stage a new demonstration this Thursday...

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2016-06-20 Brexit

Leaving the LEAVE campaign: Tory member quits in protest

IN THE INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Monday, June 20: Three days out from the UK's EU referendum, a top Tory member has left the Leave campaign over what she says are racist and...

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